Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Music (Piano Performance) College of St. Catherine B.S. Elementary Education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Music Education Licensure, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Mrs. Theresa Westcott
Theresa Westcott is in her 35th year of teaching (23 years in St. Paul), including private piano teaching, elementary classroom teaching, and vocal music instruction. Mrs. Westcott was Presser Scholar for Outstanding Music Major at University of St. Catherine, and earned teaching degrees from University of Minnesota. She was a semifinalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year in 2009. Theresa's students have had opportunities to work with musical artists and organizations, including: Sowah Mensah, The Rose Ensemble, Minnesota Sinfonia, Sweet Adelines, Great Northern Union Chorus, Minnesota Chorale "Men in Music" program, Francisco Nunez with Young People's Chorus of New York City, and Vocalessence Chorus and teaching artists, most recently working with G. Phillip Shoultz and Melanie DeMore. Mrs. Westcott has developed a deepening appreciation for the diversity of background and personality in her students. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband Tom, getting together with her brother and sisters and their families, and singing in her church choir.